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Jan. 10, 2022

Episode 73: One Year After 1/6 - A Personal Reflection From a Former …

Earlier this week, many Americans reflected on the state of the country one year after the tragic 1/6 Capitol riots that left mul…

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Dec. 27, 2021

Episode 71: Elbridge Gerry - Bridging the Gap Between Strong Governme…

Few Founders have been more influential in promoting strong government and protection of civil liberties than Elbridge Gerry. Lea…

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Dec. 13, 2021

Episode 69: Holiday Fireside Chat of 2021

During the most trying times, what made Christmas and the winter holidays so special in America? Listen to stories and letters ab…

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Nov. 29, 2021

Episode 67: Robert Treat Paine - The "Objection Maker" Who Rejected T…

While John Adams is best known for representing British Capt. Thomas Preston and his soldiers at the Boston Massacre trial, a clo…

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Nov. 15, 2021

Episode 65: The Call of Duty at the Cowpens

In the wake of Veterans' Day, we honor those who served the nation with a unique episode about a little-known South Carolina-base…

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Nov. 1, 2021

Episode 63: John Adams - The Astute Lawyer with Thoughts on Government

How did a prominent lawyer in the aftermath of the Boston Massacre become one of the leading minds of the American Revolution? Fi…

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Oct. 18, 2021

Episode 61: A Forgotten Westminster Ally during the American Revoluti…

During the American Revolution, there were some unlikely friends in Great Britain who sided with the colonies. Find out how one l…

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Oct. 4, 2021

Episode 59: Samuel Adams - An American Brew of Oratory and Republican…

While now commonly known for the beer company namesake, Samuel Adams is one of the most vocal American revolutionaries in U.S. hi…

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Sept. 20, 2021

Episode 57: "Long Shot" Amendment Propositions to the U.S. Constituti…

With approximately 12,000 proposed amendments to the U.S. Constitution, there are bound to be some constitutional long shots that…

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Sept. 6, 2021

Episode 55: Brig. Gen. William Whipple - A Merchant Supporting a Glor…

William Whipple was a New Hampshire native who imagined himself as a longtime, successful merchant. But things certainly took a d…

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Aug. 23, 2021

Episode 53: The China Blunder of President Tyler

In 1845, President John Tyler ratified the first U.S. treaty with China: the Treaty of Wanghia. Almost 180 years later, this litt…

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Aug. 9, 2021

Episode 51: Dr. Josiah Bartlett - A Founder and Ancestor of The West …

When people hear "Josiah Bartlett," they may think of the U.S. President Josiah "Jed" Bartlet from the popular TV show The West W…

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July 26, 2021

Episode 49: How Jacobson v. Massachusetts Upheld Representative Democ…

This week, we learn how the little-known case, Jacobson v. Massachusetts, can provide lessons and insight on the importance of up…

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July 12, 2021

Episode 47: John Hancock - The First Signature of Independence

Welcome to the first episode of the Sacred Honor Series! To begin this new series, we learn about how this signer went from wealt…

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June 28, 2021

Episode 45: A Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence

This coming Sunday marks the 245th birthday of America and anniversary of the Declaration of Independence signing. Sherman perfor…

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